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Netherworld

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
...
ZX Spectrum
...
2.4
Atari ST
73
2.1
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Description

In this game you are trapped in Netherworld. With your space ship you have to make your way through different levels with a hostile environment. Under a time limit you have to collect diamonds to get to the next level. The game is filled with dragons, moving mines, acid spitting creatures and lots more. Your space ship is able to shoot, furthermore you can collect several power ups, such as sand glasses to ease the time limit, shield restore or items that give you invulnerability.

Screenshots

Netherworld Atari ST The title screen
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Starting position
Netherworld ZX Spectrum Level 5
Netherworld DOS Level 9

Alternate Titles

  • "Abyss Zone" -- Working title

User Reviews

a great nostalgic and old style gaming experience DOS xcom1602 (936)

The Press Says

Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1989 83 out of 100 83
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 810 out of 1000 81
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 8 out of 10 80
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1989 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Atari ST Oct, 1988 75 out of 100 75
The One Amiga Nov, 1988 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 8.2 out of 12 68
ST Action Atari ST Oct, 1988 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1990 7.6 out of 12 63
Joystick (German) Amiga Jan, 1989 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

The grinning person in the game cover art bears definite resemblance to Jukka Tapanimäki, the designer/programmer of the original C64 version of the game.
Contributed to by xcom1602 (936), Riamus (8121) and Martin Smith (63054)